Photo courtesy of the MFRD A late-night fire on Friday displaced around two dozen residents of the 1540 Place Apartments on Lascassas Pike in Murfreesboro. According to the Murfreesboro Fire Rescue Department, the fire was reported around 11:00 p.m. Friday, with heavy smoke and fire coming from an attic of a third-floor apartment. Authorities evacuated …

Photo courtesy of Mark Humphrey, AP On the first day back in session for the Tennessee legislature, lawmakers are making headlines with the passage of the controversial HB 836/SB 1304, which allows multiple entities, including private, faith-based adoption agencies, to deny services to certain couples if they “violate the agency’s written religious or moral convictions.” As part …

A new bill was proposed to the Tennessee state legislature in early December that would require students of public elementary and secondary schools to play sports based on their gender assigned at birth. Republican State Representative Bruce Griffey proposed House Bill 1572—self-dubbed as the Girls Athletic Protection Act—which would require “elementary and secondary schools that …

The sale of tobacco products to anyone under 21 is now prohibited nationwide, after President Donald Trump signed the new law into effect December 20 as part of a sweeping $1.4 trillion spending bill that included items like parental leave for federal employees and authorization for the Space Force branch of the U.S. military. The …

The impeachment of President Donald Trump came as a shock to everyone. After Trump’s three politically tumultuous years in office and numerous rumblings of impeachment from his opponents, the country was understandably shocked when the Trump-Ukraine inquiry gathered enough traction to pin two articles of impeachment on him. But for those of you who could …

Trump speaks to a rally in Michigan before he gets news of his impeachment

Photo courtesy of Getty Images The House of Representatives voted Wednesday to impeach President Donald Trump on both articles of impeachment—a historic move that makes Trump the third president in United States history to be impeached. After weeks of testimonies regarding Trump’s dealings with Ukraine, the House passed the two articles of abuse of power …